Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 262–264 | Cite as

The structure of acroptilin — A sesquiterpene lactone from Acroptilon repens

  • R. I. Evstratova
  • E. Ya. Kiseleva
  • V. I. Sheichenko
  • K. S. Rybalko


A new sesquiterpene lactone — acroptilin — isolated fromAcroptilon repens L. (DC) has been assigned to the sesquiterpene lactones of the guaiane or germacrane type, and it contains two acyl residues, a OH group, and two exocyclic methylenes, one of which is conjugated with the carbonyl.


Lactone Sesquiterpene Lactone Flower Head Caustic Soda Trinitrobenzene 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. I. Evstratova
  • E. Ya. Kiseleva
  • V. I. Sheichenko
  • K. S. Rybalko

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